Why Detoxifying Your Liver is Essential and How

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Earlier this year, as a result of my own health and hormonal studies, I came to the conclusion that my liver was in need of some serious support (more on this in our next Detox vs. Detoxing post). You see, I’ve been plagued with symptoms of cystic acne, rogue hair growth, digestive woes, food sensitivities, insulin resistance and vitamin deficiencies. …

Replacing Toxic Household Products

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Can we be honest for a second?! # Ok bad pun, but seriously – it’s so EASY to clean up your personal care products and cleaning products right now. # Everything you see here smells amazing, cleans amazing, and are all free of: ❌synthetic fragrance ❌dyes ❌parabens ❌formaldehyde ❌methylisothiazolinone ❌bleach ❌ammonia ❌SLS / SLES To read more about these harmful …

12 Endocrine Disruptors and How to Avoid Them

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This article was originally published on ewg.org. To download their pdf, click here. There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential …

Acne Root Cause #1: Inflammation

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Remember that skin can be inflamed from the outside as well as the inside. Externally, skin can be triggered by UV light or allergens in soaps and cosmetics which cause the skin cells to produce cytokines and chemokines (inflammatory hormones that bind to certain cell receptors and then trigger more inflammatory hormones leading to increased blood flow and immune cell …